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AI-powered Solutions Play Major Role in Virus Fight

AI-powered Solutions Play Major Role in Virus Fight

SEOUL, April 9 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean IT solution providers are introducing various artificial-intelligence (AI)-based solutions to help the country’s fight against the novel coronavirus, industry insiders said Thursday. LG CNS Co., an IT service unit under LG Group, said it has recently launched an AI-powered facial recognition entrance gate control system at its [...]

Patients No Longer Have to Wait for Paramedics as AI Services Optimize Efficiency

Patients No Longer Have to Wait for Paramedics as AI Services Optimize Efficiency

CHUNCHEON, April 3 (Korea Bizwire) — The Gangwon Fire Headquarters said it will launch an initiative to establish an intelligent emergency demand prediction platform. An analysis of emergency demand in Gangwon Province over the past decade showed that the time between the dispatch and the increased rate of emergency demand was below the national average. [...]

S. Korean AI Technology Analyses Pneumonia in a Single Minute

S. Korean AI Technology Analyses Pneumonia in a Single Minute

SEOUL, April 2 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea has introduced the country’s first commercial artificial intelligence (AI) medical imaging analysis technology that can accurately determine the severity of pneumonia in a coronavirus patient. The MEDIP PRO Technology developed by MEDICAL IP, an AI medical imaging analysis firm, is currently being used in 24 countries around [...]

Police Developing AI Voice Recognition Software for Victim Statements

Police Developing AI Voice Recognition Software for Victim Statements

SEOUL, March 20 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean police are seeking to introduce an artificial intelligence (AI) system that recognizes the voices of investigators and female crime victims and automatically makes statements. The National Police Agency is reportedly working on a system to “write statements with AI voice recognition” for related crimes against women. The [...]

Sinch AB (publ): Sinch Adds Conversational AI Capabilities Through Acquisition

Sinch AB (publ): Sinch Adds Conversational AI Capabilities Through Acquisition

Stockholm, Sweden, March 19 (Korea Bizwire) - Sinch AB (publ), a global leader in cloud communications for mobile customer engagement, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Chatlayer BV for an Enterprise Value of EUR 6.9 million. Founded in Antwerp in early 2018, ChatLayer.ai is a cloud-based software platform that lets businesses create multi-lingual chatbots [...]

SK Gas Ramps Up Energy Efficiency with AI

SK Gas Ramps Up Energy Efficiency with AI

SEOUL, March 18 (Korea Bizwire) — SK Gas Co., the largest local importer and distributor of liquefied petroleum gas, said Tuesday that it will launch a local artificial intelligence (AI)-based energy efficiency service project in a strategic partnership with a French AI solution company. The service, which will be launched with Metron SAS, a startup [...]

Philips Launches HealthSuite System of Engagement with New AI Capabilities to Accelerate the Digitalization of Healthcare

Philips Launches HealthSuite System of Engagement with New AI Capabilities to Accelerate the Digitalization of Healthcare

Amsterdam, the Netherlands, March 5 (Korea Bizwire) – Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA), a global leader in health technology, today announced the HealthSuite System of Engagement, an integrated, modular set of standards-based capabilities that support the development of digital health propositions, including new capabilities for cloud-based managed AI workflow and DICOM interoperability. “While there are compelling [...]

AI Program Helps to Identify Spotted Seals

AI Program Helps to Identify Spotted Seals

SEOUL, Feb. 26 (Korea Bizwire) — Starting in April, the Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries will introduce the artificial intelligence (AI) program “HotSpotter” in its investigation into the identification of the spotted seal, which is designated as a protected marine organism. HotSpotter was developed by the computer engineering department of the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in [...]